NCI Well Connect: December 5, 2016
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that one of the most effective methods for preventing cold and flu, esecially when you are feeling something coming on, is 2 tablespoons of zinc sulfate solution? Topical zinc is as good of a bacterial/viral killer as there is. Consider it your number one cold and flu first-aid staple!

GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT AT A REDUCED PRICE: 23andMe GENETIC KITS
For those waiting for the price of the 23andMe genetic kits to come down, your wish has been granted. Here are your new options when going to 23andme.com/bonnieminsky:
  1. You can now choose just the Ancestry option for $99. This still provides the raw data that we need to generate our Pure Genomics results.
     
  2. If you still want the heritable and wellness traits, which we recommend for any person in their fertility years, the kit is $179 for new customers through our link. However, if you have already ordered a kit previously from 23andMe, you can get it for $149 until January 9, 2017.
For questions or clarifications, please email Steve.

BE YOUR OWN MEDICAL ADVOCATE
All New Care's Corner With Carolyn Martinelli (click image)
 
Redeem Your Loyalty Rewards by December 31st!
Our loyalty program provides discounts when product purchase benchmarks are met. Your rewards zero out every January 1. So get your orders in!

ADULTERATED METAGENICS PRODUCTS BOUGHT ON THE INTERNET
Metagenics sent us a memo alerting us of a problem customers have had purchasing counterfeit and adulterated products from third party sources on the Internet. Overheated products, expired products, labels removed, QR codes removed, and label tampering are all major issues. Read the memo here.

Pure Encapsulations has alerted us to similar occurrences with their products.

We are not a third party vendor. We are an authorized vendor for Metagenics and Pure Encapsulations.

Have a happy, healthy day! Steve and Bonnie
 
NCI Well Connect Highlights
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Extra Benefit to Mag Glycinate
Bonnie and Steve: One thing about magnesium glycinate we rarely discuss is the glycinate part of the supplement. What does it do?

The most important reason magnesium is bound with the amino acid glycine is to pull the huge magnesium molecule through our intestinal receptor sites so it can be absorbed. Imagine trying to fit a basketball into a golf hole. Glycine can take that basketball-size magnesium molecule and squeeze it into and through the intestinal receptor golf hole. This is why clients with even the most sensitive stomachs can tolerate magnesium glycinate, whereas magnesium sources such as oxide and carbonate are prescribed as laxatives.

Aside from this important purpose, a study in the December issue of The Journal of Nutrition has just proved that glycine is more important than we could have ever imagined.

The study found that glycine plays a previously unrecognized role in enhancing protein synthesis and inhibiting protein degradation. Glycine regulates protein turnover by inhibiting the expression of genes that break down proteins.

Simply, glycine is a functional amino acid that improves muscle cell growth. Now who out there does not want to maintain or build muscle?!
Genetics
Genetic Wellness Testing & Analysis
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Bonnie and Steve: It only takes a few simple steps to get individualized genetic nutritional support. Test your genome. We translate the results in a way you can understand. We target your individualized needs with nutritional support that can be easily implemented.

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A Message From Stephen Hawking
 
Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
It is always the right time to experience Far Infrared Sauna Therapy. Traditional saunas emit direct heat. Far Infrared uses light to create heat. Far infrared run at much milder temperatures, but travels much deeper into the body, which is why you sweat more vigorously. Sweating is the body's safe and natural way to heal and detoxify.

 

Aside from the fact that you are taking one hour out of your busy lives to relax, Far Infrared Therapy offers numerous therapeutic benefits, most importantly enhanced detoxification. Many clients use it to relieve painful joints, rev up metabolism, and remove buildup of heavy metals.

 

Sweat samples reveal traces of a number of toxins, including mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and some hormone-disrupting chemicals. Far Infrared has shown to draw out 15 to 20% more heavy metals, sulfuric acid, ammonia, uric-acid, and fat-soluble toxins than traditional saunas.

 

A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that increased frequency of sauna bathing reduced the risk of sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality.


Contact us to schedule a session.

 
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Pure Genomics Evaluation
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you have 30 minutes of free wellness coaching sessions.

The perk comes in handy when you want us to analyze your genetic methylation, vitamin A & D, and detoxification and antioxidant pathways.
 
To schedule your free appointment with Steve, email or phone 847-498-3422. An appointment with Bonnie is $75.
 
ActionPlanAction Plan of the Month:
Heal Your Headaches
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you can request two titles monthly from our our Action Plan Library (43 plans: total value $300). 

This comes in handy when you are looking ways to naturally prevent headaches.

Our Heal Your Headache Action Plan addresses any type of headache wth dietary and nutrient recommendations.

Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership at 40% OFF today and get your free copy, click here.
 
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One Year Membership Includes:
  1. Weekly eNewsletters (84 issues). We publish our long-form issue on Monday and a Mid-Week Brief on Wednesday. Our eNewsletter has been honored with the Constant Contact All Star 9 years in a row.
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  3. Natural Foods Shopping List. Updated quarterly, our Natural Foods Shopping List includes only the most meticulously vetted, highest quality food and beverage products that we recommend to our clients. These include gluten-free, corn-free, and kosher pareve items.
  4. 30 Minute Free Wellness Coaching Session (visits with Bonnie are separate) for Pure Genomics genetic results or any topic of your choosing.

The approximate cost for all of this? One dollar a week! Quite a bargain for this volume of expert wellness advice.


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